The Mariposa School

  • The Mariposa School is a non-profit organization created specifically to offer children with autism and other developmental disabilities year around, intensive instruction using innovative teaching techniques.
  • Based in central north carolina, the school has attracted international attention for its progressive teaching curriculum and various programming opportunities.
  • Each program is tailored to fit individual needs so that the student may realize his/her maximum potential.
  • Our mission is to provide intensive instruction in a supportive environment designed to improve communication skills and therefore quality of life for children with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students55 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 16%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston Salem
    ABC of NC
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    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 43 students
    88.1 miles
    905 Friedberg Church Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)251-1180
    88.1 NS-12
    43
  • Alpharetta
    The Lionheart School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 40 students
    332 miles
    225 Roswell Street
    Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (770)772-4555
    332 PK-12
    40
  • Apex
    Grades: K-12 | 35 students
    11.4 miles
    1434 Farrington Road
    Apex, NC 27523
    (919)387-9440
    11.4 K-12
    35
  • Winston Salem
    Grades: NS-9 | 609 students
    86.9 miles
    2100 Reynolda Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336)722-2777
    86.9 NS-9
    609
  • Winston Salem
    Triad Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 51 students
    84.1 miles
    905 Friedberg Church Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)775-4900
    84.1 1-12
    51

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